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Jets Owner Woody Johnson Honors Wounded Veteran

By Glenn Naughton   Just days after the New York Jets 2014 season came to a close, owner Woody Johnson and company wasted no time grabbing back-page headlines at every turn. From replacing his head coach/GM tandem of Rex Ryan and John Idzik withTodd Bowles and Mike Maccagnan, to re-acquiring former Jets Darrelle Revis and Antonio Cromartie along with [...]

Stacy Addition Gives Jets Impressive RB Depth

By Glenn Naughton   Even after addressing the running back position by re-signing Bilal Powell and adding Stevan Ridley via free agency earlier this offseason, Jets General Manager Mike Maccagnan didn't hesitate when the opportunity to add another talented runner presented itself. Instead of using his final draft choice (no. 224), Maccagnan dealt the 7th round pick to [...]

Jets Make Additional Front-Office Changes

By Glenn Naughton   In a slew of less than surprising post-draft moves, Jets General Manager Mike Maccagnan has let go of several Jets staffers who were holdovers from previous regimes.  As a new GM, Maccagnan, as many GM's do, opted to retain much of the staff already in place when he was hired to [...]

Jets Spend Final Pick on D-Lineman Deon Simon

By Glenn Naughton   The Jets draft started and ended their draft on the defensive line.  After selecting Leonard Williams with the sixth overall selection, choice number 223 in the 7th round was used on Northwestern St. (La) nose tackle Deon Simon At 6' 4'', 321 lbs, Simon played nose tackle in college and earned [...]

O-Lineman Jarvis Harrison to Jets in 5th Round

By Glenn Naughton Even with fifteen offensive lineman currently on their roster, the New York Jets didn't shy away from choosing another in the fifth round when they selected Jarvis Harrison of Texas A&M. Harrison has good size at 6' 4'', 330 pounds and scouts rave about his physical attributes but dedication is a concern. [...]

Jets Grab Baylor Quarterback Bryce Petty

By Glenn Naughton   New York Jets GM Mike Maccagnan can cross one more item off his shopping list as the Jets selected Baylor quarterback Bryce Petty with their fourth round selection (103 overall). Viewed as a developmental prospect after a productive college career that saw him throw 62 touchdowns and 10 interceptions while completing [...]